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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mild TBI and Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration
Principal Investigator:

Elaine R. Peskind

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $325,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) caused by blast effects of explosive devices is the “signature injury” of Servicemembers deployed to combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Resultant persistent postconcussive symptoms (PCS), such as impairment of memory and concentration, irritability, mood instability, sleep disturbances, and migraine headaches frequently have disabling personal, professional and domestic consequences. In addition to these immediate consequences, repetitive mTBI may initi...

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